Greetings From Petersburg

Greetings From Petersburg Virginia Large Letter


Stock #: 56860
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Petersburg
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Petersburg (city)
Publisher: Powers News Agency
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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On May 8, 1607, the first colonists came to the mouth of the Appomattox River, but it was not until 1646, when Governor Berkeley built Fort Henry on the site where the city now stands, that Petersburg began. Nearby lived Pocahontas, Virginia's most romantic figure. By the time of the Revolution, Petersburg had become a flourishing town.
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